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Kellari Taverna

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1700 K St NW, Frnt 7, Washington DC, DC 20006-3817 (17th street)
+1 202-535-5274
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had many meals here - business, social and even used the large room for private parties. Never been anything less than excellent food and service. All the ingredients are fresh and well cooked, simple dishes made authentically. The decor is nice and comfortable, modern with some traditional touches. Tables are far enough apart to work for both romantic dinners and... More 

Thank Alessandro-Alexa
Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Classic Greek seafood restaurant. Food was absolutely amazing , my wife and I both had the lobster, and the service was great. Atmosphere was very romantic since we went later in the evening. Would definitely recommend.

Thank steviesplash13
San Francisco, California
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96 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even if you just have the prix fixe menu, the grilled seafood is as fresh as any you will find at a traditional seafood restaurant, perhaps more so. You can go to the fresh fish on ice displayed, and choose the type and weight you prefer of many different kinds, or just ask the waiter for recommendations. Not only will... More 

Thank Jean G
Staunton, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pricey restaurant but you will not regret it.The food taste sooooo great! I and my friend ordered lamb with asparagus and buttered potato hmmmmm yummmmy

Thank lakwatsera17
St Albans, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've never had an experience as bad in any restaurant anywhere in the world as in this one. Highly overpriced, food nice but expensive. But the service was terrible - slow & unhelpful - and the manager extremely unpleasant. At the end of the meal restaurant announced that the bill can't be split and paid for individually. For large groups... More 

Thank mmoyses122
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Where do I begin? I had never heard of this place prior to purchasing a Groupon online. I previewed the menu prior and figured, why not. We get to the restaurant and it is very clean and compact with a Greek feel. I felt like I had just flown to Greece. We sit down and they give us this HUGE... More 

Thank CQ W
Nutley, New Jersey
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Their house made spanakopita is one of the best that I've ever eaten. The atmosphere is nice to get together with friends, family, or for a business lunch/dinner.

Thank FamilyFlight
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132 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Coming in late afternoon, we didn't have reservations but nonetheless we were seated quite soon in a full setting. Service was still fast and friendly (thanks Demitra!). Excellent hearts of Romaine lettuce salad: the cod was superb - it just opened up in it's tomato sauce resting on long slices of carrot, tomato and potato.

Thank walthorticulture
Oriental, North Carolina
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154 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff - prompt service. Had grilled octopus appetizer - great!!! Fresh Branizo grilled - melts in your mouth. Good wine selections- full bar. Excellent coffee. Upscale casual.

Thank JFR502S
Williamsburg, Virginia
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86 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to Kellari. The specialty is whole fish. We tried the restaurant on a tip from friends. We had salmon, risotto, spanakopita, salad, and wine. The wine list is extensive but pricey. The food in general was average, nothing special. The server was friendly, knowledgeable, and efficient. While there was nothing wrong with our meal, I... More 

Thank Ed C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 K St NW, Frnt 7, Washington DC, DC 20006-3817
    (17th street)
  • Public Transportation: One Block from Farragut north and Farragut West Metro Stations. We are located on K Street in the Middle of the block between Connecticut Av. and 18th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-535-5274
Serving the finest seafood with a Greek Mediterranean flare. Join us for a simple yet elegant dining experience in the heart of Washington D.C.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?